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Brave Harry in PM meeting joy

A SHELDON boy who has raised more than £10,000 for charity met the Prime Minister this week.

A SHELDON boy who has raised more than £10,000 for charity met the Prime Minister this week.

Nine-year-old Harry Moseley was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour in 2007 and recently started his own charity campaign.

The enterprising youngster was inspired to set up the venture after striking up a friendship with fellow sufferer Robert Harley - who he had met in hospital.

Sadly Robert died a few weeks into the campaign, but Harry has redoubled his efforts and is continuing to raise money for Brain Tumour UK.

During the past few months, the Blakenhale School pupil has sold thousands of charity bracelets, given talks to businesses and is organising a sponsored walk.

And now he’s one of five children who have been recognised in the Britain’s Kindest Kids competition. On Wednesday, Harry and four other youngsters were invited to a reception at 10 Downing Street

Writing on his website, Harry said: “The Prime Minister entered and spoke to me first. I told him all about my friend Robert, my campaign and also about my school’s initiative. He said I was a little entrepreneur! I gave him two bracelets - a red one for labour party and a brown one as a personal gift.”

The charity venture evidently made an impression, because one of Gordon Brown’s secretaries asked Harry to send some of his bracelets - which will be sold at Britain’s most famous address.

Harry’s mum Georgina, who nominated him for the award, said he had been “quite overwhelmed” when he had heard he had been shortlisted.

Five News, which is running the competition, will announce the overall winner next Wednesday.

If you’d like to find out more about Harry’s campaign and how you can get involved visit



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